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Experience Lille at major events

In 2024, Lille will host 52 basketball and handball tournaments for the Olympic Games. In addition to the sporting events, there will be no shortage of cultural events, including the return of a major exhibition by lille3000. Great festive moments not to be missed.

Discover the next major events

Lillarious - February

February 3 to 11, 2024
  • Founded by Grégoire Furrer, producer of the famous Montreux Comedy Festival, this comedy festival brings together up-and-coming talents as well as established artists in the art of stand-up. Since 2022, when the Lillarious Festival was created, Lille has become the French destination for comedy. Over the course of a week, you'll find conferences, a "états généraux de l'humour" and a series of galas featuring prestigious guests. This year's guests include Gérémy Crédeville, Ilyes Djadel, Fanny Ruwet and Morgane Cadignan!

Lille Art Up! - February

February 8 to 11, 2024
  • This huge contemporary art fair welcomes numerous exhibitors, cultural structures and artists to present a wide range of works displaying all techniques around a single theme. From February 8 to 11, 2024, the theme given to artists is: drawing worlds. The 16th edition of Lille Art Up, to be held at Lille Grand Palais, is sure to provide plenty of inspiration.

Impressionist Spring

February 17 to July 24
  • Lille is transformed into an exceptional venue to celebrate 150 years of Impressionism. To mark the occasion, the French Ministry of Culture is offering 3 unique exhibitions that bear witness to the exceptional partnership between local museums and the Musée d'Orsay. Don't miss this rare opportunity to contemplate artistic treasures and enjoy an unforgettable cultural experience.

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©Claude Monet Argenteuil, 1872 Oil on canvascanvas H. 50.0 ; W. 65.3 cm. Musée d'Orsay Bequest Mr. and Mrs. Frédéric Lung, 1961

Séries Mania - March

March 15 to 22, 2024
  • Come and reward the best series during a whole week of preview screenings, meetings with your favorite actors and actresses, themed exhibitions and conferences around a few masterpieces. Join us in the Lille metropolis, where the many highlights of the event highlight the artistic talent of the production teams.

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©Mania 2023 Series bus

Paris-Roubaix - April

April 6 and 7, 2024
  • The dreaded cycling competition, renowned for its complexity, takes place on April 6 and 7, 2024. The first day is dedicated to the women, then it's the men's turn to tackle the "Hell of the North" with its 50km of slippery cobbled roads. More than just a race, it's a real challenge for the riders. Come and watch the final stages of this legendary race.

Textimoov at Tripostal - May to September

from may 17 to september 29, 2024
  • This exhibition, closely linked to the Olympic Games 2024, will showcase textile productions and prototypes resulting from industrial research in full development. From design to fashion, via the plastic arts, textiles are presented in a totally innovative way in the fields of sport, movement and space exploration. An exhibition signed lille3000 to be seen and seen again from May 17 to September 29, 2024 at Tripostal.


Les Nuits des Arts de Roubaix - May

Date as yet unknown
  • For one week, Roubaix celebrates art in all its forms. From exhibitions, museums and galleries to shops and restaurants, take your pick from the works of 220 artists! La Nuit des Arts brings together all existing techniques. It's also the perfect opportunity to gain free access to the cultural venues and establishments that are the pride of Roubaix.

URBX festival - June

Date as yet unknown
  • Roubaix organizes the URBX festival, 100% dedicated to urban cultures. Dance demonstrations, concerts, slam, electro techno evenings, sports competitions, fashion shows, exhibitions, street art and much more await you during this festival committed to the emergence of new talent. On Saturday, a major free concert featuring major artists will be held on Roubaix's Grand Place, in front of the town hall.

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©Convent of the Visitation

Paris Olympic Games - July to August

July 26 to August 11, 2024
  • Lille hosts 52 basketball and handball tournaments at Stade Pierre Mauroy. Come and discover the sports village and the many activities organized for this eagerly-awaited event. The people of Lille, with their legendary sense of hospitality, will put you in the festive mood that will reign throughout this sporting period.

Les guinguettes - July to August

  • All summer long, enjoy the cool waters of the Deûle, Lys and Marque canals from the comfort of one of Lille's 10 guinguettes. The perfect opportunity to take a break after a bike ride, or to get together with family or friends. Take the opportunity to get lost in the surrounding towns and villages, and discover all they have to offer!

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©Guinguette des Quais

Braderie de Lille - September

september 13 to 15, 2024
  • It's impossible to talk about Lille without mentioning its unmissable Braderie. It's Europe's biggest flea market, a tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages and continues to this day. Come and soak up the atmosphere and folklore of Lille at this key event, from September 13 to 15, 2024. Pick up the best bargains and sublime antiques, while listening to the sounds of DJ sets and musicians set up all over the city. An unforgettable party that goes on non-stop into the night.

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©Braderie De Lille
  • For a whole week, beer will be in the spotlight with a host of events and highlights in establishments in and around Lille. First, from Monday to Friday, take part in meetings, workshops, tours, tastings, games and food-beer pairings throughout the metropolis. Then there's the Grand BAL, held over 2 days at Lille Grand Palais: some 100 international exhibitors come to showcase their expertise alongside our local brewers. On Saturday evening, the Nuit du BAL organizes a concert featuring a host of artists at Lille's Zénith.

Lille Street Food Festival - October

Date as yet unknown
  • The culinary festival dedicated to street-food and nouvelle cuisine moves to the Euratechnologies site for its 4th edition. From October 3 to 6, 2024, you'll find 40 stands featuring restaurateurs, talented chefs, local brewers, DJ sets and unusual food-related events. Beyond the flavors, go with your eyes closed for the convivial atmosphere that reigns over 4 days at the Lille Street Food Festival, to be consumed without moderation.

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©Lille Street Food Festival

Christmas markets - November to December

Dates still unknown
  • From November onwards, Lille is decked out in its finest lights and decorations for the festive season. The Christmas Village, Ferris wheel and carousel are set up from November 22 to December 31, in and around Lille's Grand Place. But Christmas is also celebrated in a sustainable way at several markets in the metropolis, where exhibitors open their chalets to offer eco-responsible artisanal products, not to mention drinks and traditional homemade dishes.

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©Lille Christmas Market

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